A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat has lead to the closure of southbound lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)

A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat has lead to the closure of southbound lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Malahat traffic resumes after lane closures near Langford due to single-vehicle collision

One person injured, taken time hospital

A single-vehicle collision that took place on the Malahat resulted in the closure of the southbound lanes between Finlayson Arm Road and Westshore Parkway for several hours on Aug. 1.

The incident took place around 1 p.m. on Saturday and, according to DriveBC, traffic was impacted in the area near Langford and Goldstream Provincial Park until crews cleared the scene just before 5 p.m.

In a social media post at 1:30 p.m., West Shore RCMP said officers were investigating and one driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Traffic in the area was reduced to one lane alternating directions as crews worked to reopen the highway.

READ ALSO: Esquimalt mayor says police use ‘compassionate check-ins’


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